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Find here law observations submitted by UNHCR's Representation for the Nordic and Baltic Countries as well as other selected legal documents, related to the region.

Observations from UNHCR on Lithuanian law amendments

Observations from UNHCR on Lithuanian law amendments

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, has submitted our observations to Lithuania’s amendments to the Law of the Republic of Lithuania on Legal Status of Aliens. The law amendments were adopted by Lithuania’s Parliament on 13 July 2021 in a fast-track procedure....

Families must be granted protection together

Families must be granted protection together

Norway, Denmark and Sweden have in recent years tightened the rules and practices for family reunification. This means that families do not get protection together. Press release from NOAS.